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A 61-year-old female asked:

How rare is antigen 69. my father, brother, and i have this and was found during tissue typing for my kidney transplant.?

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Dr. Stuart Flechner
Urology 47 years experience
Not common: If you mean hla a69; it is not too common, detected in <5% of the population in the us. More important is if you have a negative crossmatch with potential donors. This is done by incubating your serum with white blood cells-lymphocytes from potential donors.

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